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Norwegian double daily flights from Dublin to New York take off

Increase of 66,000 seats on popular Dublin to New York Stewart route Day trip shopping in New York now possible thanks to earlier departure from Dublin Commencing today Norwegian now offers a double daily service to New York Stewart International from Dublin providing passengers with greater choice and flexibility at an affordable price. With fares… Read More ›

Sikorsky – PZL Mielec Prepares Multirole M28® Airplane for Transatlantic Leg of Latin American and Caribbean Tour

Mid-winter flight from Europe to Latin America will demonstrate the all-weather versatility of the Polish designed-and-built twin turboprop Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) company and its affiliate PZL Mielec are finalizing an M28 short takeoff and landing airplane for its transatlantic flight from southeast Poland to Latin America and the Caribbean. Once in the… Read More ›

SAS AB (publ) announces notice to the Annual General Meeting on 22 February 2017

The Annual General Meeting will be held at 3 p.m. at SAS head office, Frösundaviks allé 1, Solna. To attend the Annual General Meeting and notification Shareholders who wish to attend the Annual General Meeting must be registered in the share register of the Company maintained by Euroclear Sweden AB on 16 February 2017, and… Read More ›

Lockheed Martin’s Latest Electronic Warfare System for Helicopters to Safeguard U.S. Navy Against Anti-Ship Missile Threats

Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] will build on its 45-year legacy of integrated electronic warfare system success under a newly awarded U.S. Navy development contract to provide MH-60 helicopters with enhanced electronic warfare surveillance and countermeasure capabilities against anti-ship missile (ASM) threats. Lockheed Martin’s Advanced Off-Board Electronic Warfare (AOEW) Active Mission Payload (AMP) AN/ALQ-248 system, is… Read More ›

Boeing, SpiceJet Announce Deal for up to 205 Airplanes

Deal includes 100 additional 737 MAX 8s; 50 purchase rights All-Boeing jet operator continues to grow fleet with more 737 MAXs Largest order in low-cost carrier’s history Boeing [NYSE: BA] and SpiceJet announced today a commitment for up to 205 airplanes during an event in New Delhi. Booked at the end of 2016, the announcement… Read More ›

Boeing, Travel Service Finalize Order for Five Additional 737 MAXs

Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Travel Service, the Czech airline company that operates scheduled flights under the SmartWings brand, has finalized an order for five 737 8 MAX airplanes, valued at $550 million at current list prices. Travel Service previously placed an order for three 737 MAXs at the Paris Air Show in 2013 and currently… Read More ›

Delta in Africa: 10 years of convenience, connections

By Aimee Greaves(Article source) Delta has been leading the way in travel between the United States and Africa for the past 10 years. The airline launched flights to Ghana, Senegal and South Africa in December 2006 and a year later, added Nigeria to its route map. Fast-forward to now, and almost 5 million passengers later,… Read More ›

Kids take to the skies in search of Santa thanks to CityJet

It was a day to remember for over 30 children from Temple Street Children’s Hospital in Dublin as they embraced Christmas when they took to the skies above Ireland in search of Santa. In the company of their families, the children were guests of CityJet as its special Santa Express departed Dublin to check on… Read More ›

Bell Helicopter and PGZ sign Letter of Intent on AH-1Z “Viper” Cooperation

Bell Helicopter, PGZ align to support “Viper” for Poland attack helicopter acquisition program Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company and Polska Grupa Zbrojeniowa (PGZ), a Polish leader in defense technologies, recently signed a Letter of Intent (LOI) at the Bell Helicopter world headquarters in Fort Worth, Texas. The two companies will cooperate in identifying… Read More ›

Boeing Board Raises Dividend, Renews Share Repurchase Authorization

The Boeing [NYSE: BA] board of directors today declared the company’s quarterly dividend will increase 30 percent to $1.42 per share. The board also replaced the existing share repurchase program with a new $14 billion authorization. “As our team delivers on our large and diverse order backlog, and drives greater efficiency across our business, Boeing… Read More ›

Pratt & Whitney’s Connecticut IAM-Represented Employees Ratify New Labor Contract

Members of Locals 700 and 1746, District 26 of the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM), representing approximately 2,600 employees at Pratt & Whitney in Middletown and East Hartford, Connecticut, ratified a new labor agreement today. The contract takes effect on Dec. 5 and runs through May 2022. Pratt & Whitney is a… Read More ›

Construction complete on CAE’s new Dothan Training Center

– Army Fixed-Wing Flight Training Program to begin by first quarter calendar 2017- The Interservice/Industry Training, Simulation and Education Conference (I/ITSEC), the world’s largest military simulation and training event, CAE announced that it has completed construction and received the occupancy certificate for its new Dothan Training Center. Over the next two months, CAE and subcontractor… Read More ›

Industry first as Thomson trials virtual assistant tool for holiday inspiration

Leading holiday brand Thomson is offering its customers an innovative way to find inspiration for their holidays by trialling a travel search tool leveraging IBM’s Cloud platform with cognitive intelligence. In an industry first customers will be able to interact via a simple chat interface to get responses in real-time, resulting in helpful suggestions of… Read More ›

Nausori Airport Runway Cleared for B737 Operations

Airports Fiji Limited and Fiji Airways announced that the Nausori Airport (Suva) is now cleared for B737 aircraft operations. AFL contractors have successfully concluded and tested the sealant and repair works on the airport’s runway, and Fiji Airways has verified its suitability for B737 operations. Some limitations and restrictions will apply, however, including in situations… Read More ›

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